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Pigs fly south for winter


WGCDR Kev McGrath shows CPL (AAFC) Harriet Cameron an F-111.

WGCDR Kev McGrath shows CPL (AAFC) Harriet Cameron an F-111.

Photo by CAPT Phil Pyke

THE icy blast of a Tasmanian winter hardly makes the island an appealing place for training – especially if you’re deploying from RAAF Base Amberley.

However, for two F-111 aircraft and crews from No. 6 Squadron, Tasmania’s mountainous terrain offered the opportunity to conduct continuation training in long-range strike procedures.

Their visit also allowed cadets from No. 503 Squadron (AAFC) to familiarise themselves with the aircraft during an on-ground training session at Hobart Airport.

 

 

 

 

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